Family Friday

Pelodytidae – Parsley Frog Family

Suborder: Mesobatrachia
Genera: 1Pelodytes
Species: 3

Pelodytidae, the Parsley Frog family is a small family of frogs made up of one genus. Its named the Parsley frogs because of how the coloration of the frog’s skin looks like parsley. They are found in Europe and Caucasus.

The species of Parsley frogs are:
Pelodytes caucasicus – Caucasian parsley frog
Pelodytes ibericus ā€“ Iberian parsley frog
Pelodytes punctatus ā€“ Common parsley frog

Photos from Teuteul and Benny Trapp


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